Today’s #RealHappiness challenge day 26, Sharon Salzberg really went into depth about the Meta (loving kindness) meditation, and broadened it’s scope. I never thought of expanding it to beings in the earth, sea, or air. Which makes sense when thinking Read More
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Day 19 is pretty packed. I am going to have to listen to it again, and before I sleep. The two things that emerged for me this morning was that when we are neither “falling into it or pushing it Read More
Mindfulness seems to expand our awareness to deeper levels and scope, yet one is aware of being mindful. I was trying to contemplate the difference between mindfulness and awareness and decided they are intimate lovers, inseperable, and nurturing.
While the benefits of mindfulness may sometimes seem elusive, the effects of distraction can be quite clear. When washing a heavy ceramic mug my attention turned to something else consequently smashing the cup against the sink. It’s just a cup, Read More
Day 7 instruction is very helpful. When discursive thoughts arise during Shamatha Vipassana meditation instead of labeling them as “thinking,” saying “this is not breath,” allows more ease and focus back to the breath. Thank you!